Post Tagged with: "Preschool"

New Research Shows Quality, Universal Preschool Could Close Achievement Gap

A few years of quality pre-kindergarten can help close the income-based achievement gap, according to a new study by two university researchers, Greg J. Duncan and Aaron J. Soujourner. Using data from a now-defunct program that offered free preschool to students from different backgrounds, the researchers found that after providing low-income children with quality preschool early in life, the low-income […]

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New Study Shows Everyone Wins with Quality, Universal Preschool

New Study Shows Everyone Wins with Quality, Universal Preschool

Recently the Society for Research in Child Development and the Foundation for Child Development released a study condensing decades of prekindergarten research into one, comprehensive report that found investing in quality, universal early childhood education is beneficial for all students. The study, “Investing in Our Future: The Evidence Base on Preschool Education,” focused on 84 preschool programs across the county […]

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